Category: Travel

Where to Spend Christmas in Australia

Australia is the perfect destination for people wanting to escape the usual Christmas fuss. Lying in the Southern Hemisphere, Australia is blessed with celebrating Christmas in the middle of summer. If you are fed up with the snow, wind and…

Explore Chania in Crete, Greece

Capital of Crete until 1971, one of the four prefectures of the island together with Heraklion, Agios Nikolaos and Rethymnon, Chania is located on the northwest coast of the island. With a population of 52,000 inhabitants, the city has an…

Airports

Just how family-friendly are UK airports?

Every year, millions of passengers travel into and out of the UK’s airports, and for the vast majority of them the experience is a pleasant one. With facilities such as efficient transport links and meet and greet, Gatwick, Heathrow, Glasgow…

Celebrate Rumi Festival this Winter

  Visit Turkey this winter for a truly unique December: Rumi Festival is an event that celebrates the work, influence and life of mystic poet Rumi that lived in 13th century. The celebrations start on Friday night with a performance…

Visit Scotland this Winter

  Scotland in winter is cold and crisp, but incredibly beautiful and the Scottish are very welcoming. St Andrew’s Day on November 30th marked the beginning of Christmas season in Scotland: Christmas markets, full of colorful handmade food and gifts…

Africa’s top 5 music festivals

One of the joys of travel is the chance to experience music in new ways, new settings and with new people. Going to a music festival is the perfect way to immerse yourself in the culture of a country, mixing…

Lanzarote’s answer to Picasso: Cesar Manrique

Mainland Spain may have Picasso, but the Spanish island of Lanzarote has Cesar Manrique – artist, architect and environmentalist. This was a man who had a massive influence not only in the art world, but on the very landscape and…

Why Decide to Visit Dubai

Dubai is becoming an increasingly popular tourist destination, partly due to the fact that it acts as a gateway between the east and west – with enchanting elements of both on offer. With year-round sunshine and world-class leisure facilities it is…

Top Destinations for Winter Sun

If you’re anything like me, the onset of autumn and the impending arrival of winter will have you trawling the internet looking for the best deals on holidays somewhere that the sun’s still shining and the weather is warm. I’ve…

Cities of Northern Europe

Northern Europe is home to some of the most wonderful and fantastic cities in the world. Metropolises as beautiful as Lisbon, Amsterdam and St Petersburg are so very different from the UK – and indeed, one another – that it…